Falls & Bone Health Specialist
- Band 7
- Full time - Monday to Friday
- Croydon University Hospital
- £43,712 - £49,325 pa inc HCAS
- 20/06/2021 23:59
Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow.
Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.
We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.
Join us and be a part of the team that is making Croydon proud. #choosecroydon
Integrated Falls Service
Falls & Bone Health Specialist
1.0 wte (37.5 hours per week)
An opportunity has arisen in the Integrated Falls Services at Croydon Health Service and we are able to a Band 7 Full-time Falls practitioner post, with a focus on Bone Health and Fracture Liaison.
The post holder will be working in Rehabilitation of patients in Community settings around the Borough of Croydon, in Croydon University Hospital (CUH) Fracture and Elderly Care clinic. The post holder will work within a supportive team of experienced Therapist, Specialist Falls Practitioners and will be directly supported by an experienced Falls Co-ordinator.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate experience and knowledge in assessment, treatment and management of patients who have had Falls or in a related area.
The work will reflect the Integrated Care approach to our patients. We work closely with our therapy and medical colleagues.
The post holder will receive excellent support from the Service and a firm commitment to continuing professional development.
Croydon is a dynamic town with links to Central London and the South Coast. The town centre has excellent shopping and entertainment facilities.
Interviews: Wednesday 30th June
For further details, / informal visits contact:
Mary O’Hara, Operational Clinical Lead and Professional Lead for Adult SLT on 020 8401 3103
Elaine Li on 020 8401 3000 ext 4486
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.